A perfect summerday consists of sun, blue sky, flat sea and a slight wind, just enough to let the kites fly. And this we enjoyed at the North Sea on the small and pretty island of Römö.Continue reading “Rømø – Sun, Beach and Fabric”
Today dear Marianne Blomgren gifted me with a wonderful and inspiring day when she invited me to the TEX-STIL fair at Vejle. Such charming conversation, so much inpiration – it was wunderful!Continue reading “TEX-STIL 2019 with FruBlomgren”
As already told I visited the Dutch Fabric Market last year with my sewing friends. While my fabric that I bought then is ripening my friend was quicker and sewed a shirt and a loop out of her fabric. The little left over pieces she gave to me as she knows that I like scraps for doing applications.
Seeing the scraps I immediately knew what to do with them – a small bag fitting to her new outfit. With the ready measurements of 19cm by 19cm it has room for a mobile phone, hankerchiefs and all the other small things that a woman needs for an outing. From my purchases last year I had some faux leather left that matched her fabric perfectly and so this little bag developed with the wonderful designs by FruBlomgren on a blank in-the-hoop bag by RockQueen – and of course with a motivational saying, as we hard working mothers need it from time to time. Thank God, greens are not my colours otherwise I might have kept that sweet little bag to myself.
At least I made up my mind and have the resolution that until the next market in Mai I will use one of my fabric for a dress or shirt and make myself a similar matching bag!
At the beginning of October I visited the Dutch fabric market again with my friends – just as we had arranged a year before. Then it had been cold but this time we had wonderful warm and sunny weather and so we could enjoy all the wonderful stalls – a dream come true for all fabric lovers and sewists. You could not say that Continue reading “A Visit to the Dutch fabric market”